Media Category: Metro Manila

All the material of the Greater Manila is going to be put here.

Zd150

Zd150

Zd150. Flickr 027. SWPA-Sig C-45-13450. 12th March. 1945. Burned out, battle scarred Manila; this is the description for the previous image # Flickr 026.

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Zd149

Zd149

Zd149. Flickr 026. SWPA-Sig C-45-13450. 12th March. 1945. Burned out, battle scarred Manila, see the next image for description-Flickr 027.

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Zo629

Zo629

Zo629. In my search of history, I learned it was put to work in Manila Bay 1945, to help clear the bay from the Japanese sunken ships. Here is USS Teak (AN-35) near the Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 February 1944, after alterations.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-62751 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives. Mike Green.

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Zo627

Zo627

Zo627. USS Luzon, former flagship of the Yangtze patrol. Image, curtesy of Pacific Paratrooper webpages.

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Zo626

Zo626

Zo626. Crossing the Pasig River, this is neat, this is one of “Do It Yourself Type”. Image, curtesy of Pacific Paratrooper webpages.

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Zo625

Zo625

Zo625. One of many sunken ships, wrecks then, blocking the Manila Harbor in WWII. Image, curtesy of Pacific Paratrooper webpages.

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Zo628

Zo628

Zo628. The great Manila Silver Operation. Image, curtesy of Pacific Paratrooper webpages.

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Zo408

Zo408

Zo408. The magnificent and sobering American Cemetery in Manila. The above picture came from this organization and had the below URL:

Richter Architects Unveils Visitor Center for Manila American Cemetery
Aaron Seward
November/December 2016

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Zo407

Zo407

Zo407. The grave of Harold J. Duncan from the EXO, the webmaster of the forum and the webpages Corregidor.org.

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Ze043

Ze043

Ze043. 09. Books were available with a 10 % discount and I bought a copy, The attack on the USS Liberty book, I got already because the author sent me a signed copy. He indeed is a Gentleman. Picture credit to Mr. Curtis Sorrell.

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